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Yearly Archives: 2012

Merry Christmas!

As we draw to the end of a successful year, on behalf of the trustees I’d like to thank all of our volunteers, everyone who has supported us and of course everyone who has visited Apedale in 2012. We look forward to seeing you all in 2013. Merry Christmas and a happy New Year one […]

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Congratulations to Ben

The Dales Dash is an annual 10k race around the local dales, starting and finishing in Apedale. This year our own Ben Walker took part and completed the race in a very respectable time, finishing 22nd out of 210 runners. Ben also raised money for the centre by being sponsored for the race. Well done […]

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Visit by Mrs Lilian Ward

Recently we have had the pleasure of taking Mrs Lilian Ward on a tour of our mine and museum. The trip had been arranged as a treat for her 103rd birthday. Mrs Ward thoroughly enjoyed her visit as you can see from the photos.

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AVLR Gala 2012 – The aftermath

What a brilliant weekend it’s been, the AVLR have put on a great show, visitors have turned up in droves and the weather has been glorious! All the volunteers have worked their socks off especially those who did a stint or two in the cafe, they deserve a round of applause. Photos from the two […]

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Special Mine Tour Prices at the AVLR Gala 2012

For the Railway Gala weekend (8th/9th Sept) we’ll be offering mine tours at the reduced rate of £5 for Adults and £3 for children/pensioners. There will also be a £12 family ticket for two adults and up to 3 concessions, which is great value. In the museum we hope to be doing something fun for […]

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Mining Gala 2013

We are pleased to announce that we will be holding a Mining Gala at the Heritage Centre in 2013, on 15th to 16th June. This will feature many mining related activities and entertainment. Watch this space for more information!

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Outdoor Lav display completed

We’ve just put some of the finishing touches to our new extension to our cottage display, an “outside” toilet and coalhouse. It’s really looking the part now.

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Easter raffle drawn

Mitchell Mountford collecting first prize of a giant Easter egg in our Easter fundraising raffle that we drew this weekend. Thanks to everyone who bought a ticket.

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Easter Activities

Easter weekend is almost upon us and we’ve got our fingers crossed for a bit more of the nice weather that we’ve had recently. We’ll be running mine tours on Easter Monday as well as our usual Saturday and Sunday tours. And of course the museum and café will be open. The Apedale Valley Light […]

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Mine Tours Sat 24th March

Due to a large booking, mine tours will be limited on Saturday 24th. We plan to run public tours at 12:00pm, 3:30pm and 4:30pm. Sorry for any inconvenience, we’ll be back to normal on Sunday!

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